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Beef-Barley Stew

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Beef-Barley Stew
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 6
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Looking for a hearty dinner using Progresso® broth and vegetables? Then try this flavorful beef and barley stew.
Updated Oct 24, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1 lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 2 cups Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 2/3 cup uncooked barley
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) whole tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (8 oz) sliced water chestnuts, undrained
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 10-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Add beef and onion; cook in skillet over medium heat 7 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain.
  • 2
    In ungreased 3-quart casserole, mix beef mixture and remaining ingredients except frozen vegetables, breaking up tomatoes.
  • 3
    Cover; bake 30 minutes. Stir in frozen vegetables. Cover; bake 30 to 40 minutes longer or until barley is tender.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    One cup of cooked barley packs about 6 grams of fiber. This virtually fat-free whole grain also contains complex carbohydrates, B vitamins and protein. Look for hulled barley in your coop and you can use that, too.

Nutrition

280 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 20g Protein, 34g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
16%
Sodium
590mg
25%
Potassium
570mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
8g
31%
Sugars
5g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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